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Looking for Lorraine

Looking for Lorraine
  • Author : Imani Perry
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 18 September 2018
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Winner of the 2019 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Nonfiction Winner of the Shilts-Grahn Triangle Award for Lesbian Nonfiction Winner of the 2019 Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award A New York Times Notable Book of 2018 A revealing portrait of one of the most gifted and charismatic, yet least understood, Black artists and intellectuals of the twentieth century. Lorraine Hansberry, who died at thirty-four, was by all accounts a force of nature.

Looking for Lorraine

Looking for Lorraine
  • Author : Imani Perry
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 September 2019
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Winner of the 2019 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography A New York Times Notable Book of 2018 A revealing portrait of one of the most gifted and charismatic, yet least understood, Black artists and intellectuals of the twentieth century. Lorraine Hansberry, who died at thirty-four, was by all accounts a force of nature. Although best-known for her work A Raisin in the Sun, her short life was full of extraordinary experiences and achievements, and she had an unflinching commitment to

The Pigman

The Pigman
  • Author : Paul Zindel
  • Publisher : Graymalkin Media
  • Release : 14 May 2011
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One of the best-selling young adult books of all time, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Zindel. John Conlan is nicknamed “The Bathroom Bomber” after setting off firecrackers in the boys’ bathroom 23 times without ever getting caught. John and his best friend, Lorraine, can never please their parents, and school is a chore. To pass the time, they play pranks on unsuspecting people and it's during one of these pranks that they meet the “Pigman.” In spite of themselves, John

Still Searching

Still Searching
  • Author : Lorraine Ophelia Smith
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Release : 08 March 2019
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Still Searching By: Lorraine Ophelia Smith Brenda Peekson always seems to be searching—the best college, a fantastic job, a wonderful life, and a great guy with whom to share it all. A turbulent relationship with Brenda’s family finds her stepping out from all she’s known to embark on a new life at school, making new friends, and acquiring male admirers. Through a series of relationships, Brenda will learn what is most important in her life, and the

Lorraine

Lorraine
  • Author : Ketch Secor
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release : 02 October 2018
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Old Crow Medicine Show founder and Grammy award-winning musician Ketch Secor teams up with Ashley Bryan Award-winning illustrator Higgins Bond to create this sweeping, epic Americana story about the power of music and family. "Who needs a whistle or some shiny thing when you've got a voice and a song that can sing! Lorraine and her Pa Paw spend their days celebrating life with the music of the Tennessee hills. With Pa Paw's harmonica and Lorraine's pennywhistle, the pair can

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 29 April 2017
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"A Raisin in the Sun" reflects Lorraine Hansberry's childhood experiences in segregated Chicago. This electrifying masterpiece has enthralled audiences and has been heaped with critical accolades. "The play that changed American theatre forever" - The New York Times.

May We Forever Stand

May We Forever Stand
  • Author : Imani Perry
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release : 02 February 2018
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The twin acts of singing and fighting for freedom have been inseparable in African American history. May We Forever Stand tells an essential part of that story. With lyrics penned by James Weldon Johnson and music composed by his brother Rosamond, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" was embraced almost immediately as an anthem that captured the story and the aspirations of black Americans. Since the song's creation, it has been adopted by the NAACP and performed by countless artists in

To be Young, Gifted, and Black

To be Young, Gifted, and Black
  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
  • Release : 20 January 1999
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Fast paced, powerful, touching and hilarious, this kaleidoscope of constantly shifting scenes, mood and images recreates the world of a great American woman and artist, Lorraine Hansberry. Uniquely and boldly, the play dramatically weaves through her life experiences and the times that shaped her. The actors slop ingeniously into and out of a variety of challenging roles spanning her life and experiences to the ultimate confrontation when cancer strikes her. Includes brilliantly highlighted scenes from her plays as well as

Breathe

Breathe
  • Author : Imani Perry
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 17 September 2019
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2020 Chautauqua Prize Finalist 2020 NAACP Image Award Nominee - Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction) Best-of Lists: Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 (Kirkus Reviews) · 25 Can't-Miss Books of 2019 (The Undefeated) Explores the terror, grace, and beauty of coming of age as a Black person in contemporary America and what it means to parent our children in a persistently unjust world. Emotionally raw and deeply reflective, Imani Perry issues an unflinching challenge to society to see Black children as deserving of humanity. She admits fear and

To be Young, Gifted, and Black

To be Young, Gifted, and Black
  • Author : Robert Nemiroff,Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall Direct
  • Release : 20 January 1969
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Selections from the works of the late Negro playwright include play excerpts, autobiographical sketches, poetry, and drawings

Lillian Lorraine

Lillian Lorraine
  • Author : Nils Hanson
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 01 September 2011
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"This biography recounts the early life of this superstar as well as her coronation on Broadway, her work in silent film, and her sexual liaisons. It also covers her eventual disappearance from public life, her alcoholism and her death, which went largely unnoticed. The book includes first-hand personal anecdotes and observations from recently discovered tapes"--Provided by publisher.

Young, Black, and Determined

Young, Black, and Determined
  • Author : Pat McKissack,Fredrick McKissack
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 January 1998
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A biography of the black playwright who received great recognition for her work at an early age.

Remarkability

Remarkability
  • Author : Lorraine Murphy
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 28 June 2016
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Be so good they can't ignore you. How to succeed at business and life by one of Australia's leading entrepreneurs and founder of The Remarkables Group. Success isn't made up of huge leaps forward, but instead small repetitive actions completed each day. These small steps eventually lead to great achievements in the pursuit of your goals. This book is an inspiring look at the lessons Lorraine has learned during her entrepreneurship journey - through study, trial and error; the strategies

Going to Nanoose Bay

Going to Nanoose Bay
  • Author : Lorraine Shaw
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release : 09 April 2018
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This book is set in Nanoose Bay on beautiful Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The author’s granddaughter, “Pointing Iris,” was its inspiration. She tells the story of all the things she sees in Nanoose Bay. The book is set in the summer, from sunrise to moonrise. You will have fun trying to find Iris and all that she sees by the ocean. The story is full of repetition, and can even be sung. It is great for young children

Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window

Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window
  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
  • Release : 20 January 1986
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This is the probing, hilarious and provocative story of Sidney, a disenchanted Greenwich Village intellectual, his wife Iris, an aspiring actress, and their colorful circle of friends and relations. Set against the shenanigans of a stormy political campaign, the play follows its characters in their unorthodox quests for meaningful lives in an age of corruption, alienation and cynicism. With compassion, humor and poignancy, the author examines questions concerning the fragility of love, morality and ethics, interracial relationships, drugs, rebellion, conformity